Louis Nix’s Mom: Investigators Stated Son’s Demise ‘Seems to Be Accident’

Houston Texans defensive tackle Louis Nix (92) lines up against the Denver Broncos during the second half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

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Stephanie Wingfield, the mother of oldschool Notre Dame and NFL defensive lineman Louis Nix III, said investigators told her his death “appears to be like to be to be [an] accident.”

That’s what she told Ben Becker of Circulation Files Jax, despite the incontrovertible truth that the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Difficulty of business has now not released any minute print about Nix’s death. Wingfield said he’s going to were distracted while using and “misplaced adjust and went into the pond.”

Nix, who was 29 years passe, was reported lacking Wednesday night time, and his automobile was found Saturday internal a Jacksonville pond.

Becker shared a lacking persons document from three days forward of Nix was found:

Ben Becker @BenBeckerANjax

Lacking persons document 3 days forward of Nix was found says Nix gf final spoke w/him at 7: 57p on Wed, was on method over however by no methodology confirmed.She says he was using with one other man and”suspected Nix was intoxicated attributable to the sound of his speak and loads of of affectionate words” @NDFootball

Wingfield said she was told there was no indication of dreadful play. She also said the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Difficulty of business did now not articulate the rest regarding the oldschool Notre Dame standout being impaired however that “he’s going to were distracted by his telephone.”

Wingfield is also the one who confirmed his death Saturday.

The defensive lineman was most interesting identified for his time at Notre Dame, and Scuffling with Irish head coach Brian Kelly shared a video of a couple of of his recollections of his oldschool player:

Brian Kelly @CoachBrianKelly

Louis Nix, “Irish Chocolate,” we stock these recollections except we uncover about you all any other time 🙏

The Houston Texans chosen Nix with a third-round lift within the 2014 NFL draft. He also made stops with the Current York Giants, Washington Football Team and Jacksonville Jaguars.

Michael DiRocco of ESPN essential Nix was injured and hospitalized from a December shooting that took map when he was filling his automobile’s tires at a gasoline site.

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